Newspaper: Washington does not want to repeat the mistake of Iraq in Syria

Newspaper: Washington does not want to repeat the mistake of Iraq in Syria

05/08/2012 16:05

Beirut, August 5 / August (Rn) – The “New York Times,” U.S. “The United States began in spite of the case of the fighting in Syria and stuck to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to power, develop plans through the State Department and Pentagon to deal with the issue of the flow of Syrian refugees to neighboring countries of Syria, as well as to contribute to meet the basic services of health and revive its economy collapsed in order to avoid a security vacuum after the fall of Assad in order not to repeat the mistake of Iraq. ” and drew the newspaper that “the State Department and the Pentagon put up their plans, and taking into account the errors that occurred in the United States in Iraq during the invasion of the country in 2003, “noting that” their work is concentrated on the stage after the fall of Assad and described by most officials as a critical and worried about all that punctuated by bloody insurgency or civil war. ” The newspaper pointed out that “The Foreign Ministry is considering the issue of supply Syria with assistance additional food and medical equipment and also how to freeze the U.S. sanctions and European restrictions against Syria to allow for investment and the resumption of the other to avoid the deterioration of the life of the Syrian people. ” revealed that “The ministry has pressure on the Syrian opposition not to engage in reprisals against the regular army, so as not to This causes the collapse of security. ” and drew the newspaper that “although the United States to avoid military intervention in Syria, but that the State Department was discussing with NATO contingency plan regional to manage the flow of refugees on the border as well as, to carry out preventive measures against chemical weapons.” quoted The newspaper fears U.S. officials that “leads the fall of President Assad to the collapse of a dangerous and violent and unexpected in a country marred by tribal divisions and ethnic and sectarian as Iraq.” and considered that “the time is particularly sensitive because the Obama administration does not want to create the appearance of U.S. intervention in the formation of a transitional government in post-Assad, despite the fact that the United States is inevitably involved in disturbances taking place. ” from: Khalil Khalil. Open: Abdullah Sabri

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